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    georges-laval-brut-nature-cumieres-nv-la-fête-du-champagne-(750ml)

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    Product Details

    Sku 516119
    Country France
    Region Champagne
    Appellation Champagne
    Producer Georges Laval
    Type Sparkling
    Vintage NV
    Varietal Champagne Blend
    Volume 750ML

    Georges Laval Brut Nature Cumières NV La Fête du Champagne (750ML)

    In Stock — Zachys NY
    The affirmed and unmistakable personality of these wines certainly remind the taster of their creator Vincent Laval. The production is very small, making it a collector's highly-prized gem.

    Critics

    Wine Advocate Notes
    90 Points, Wine Advocate: "The NV Brut Nature Premier Cru Cumieres, based on the 2009 vintage, is relatively round, soft and voluptuous, in keeping with the personality of the year. At the same time, there is more than enough underlying minerality to give the wine its cut and focus. Juicy peaches, pears, flowers and sweet spices are layered into the delineated, pointed finish. This is a fabulous effort from Vincent Laval. The blend is 40% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir and 30% Pinot Meunier. Disgorged February 17, 2012."
    James Suckling Notes
    90 Points, James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com: "Lots of strawberry and orange peel aromas and flavors. Full, deep and very dry."
    John Gilman Notes
    94 Points, John Gilman, View from the Cellar: "The 2014 vintage-dated bottling of Cumières from Vincent Laval hails from a single vineyard parcel called la Cave Thomas in the commune, which lies on the border with the neighboring village of Hautvillers, though the name of the vineyard does not appear on the label. It is composed of a blend of fifty-eight percent pinot noir and forty-two percent chardonnay in 2014. The nose is gorgeous, jumping from the glass in a blaze of passions fruit, apple, tangerine, complex minerality, a touch of warm biscuits and a topnote of orange blossoms. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and already very complex, with excellent mineral drive and grip, pinpoint bubbles, snappy acids and great focus and grip on the very long, perfectly balanced finish. This is outstanding juice in the making!" 05/19, Issue #81
    Wine & Spirits Notes
    92 Points, Joshua Greene, Wine & Spirits: "Georges and Nicole Laval gained organic certification for their vineyards in Cumières in 1971; their son, Vincent, came on board in the 1990s and makes the wines today, including this cuvée based on the 2014 vintage. It's a blend of chardonnay (50 percent), pinot noir (30 percent) and meunier fermented in oak barrels. At first, it feels aggressively naked, with apple and sandalwood notes and nonstop minerality. There's a cidery side to the flavors that had one taster suggest the wine was "courting hipsters," but that melds into the mineral tones that emerge with air." 12/17

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